“Wait, we are still opposing?” Freedom Caucus member Raul Labrador (R-Idaho) facetiously asked The Huffington Post on Friday. “I thought we had caved as soon as they met zero of our demands.”

Labrador’s tough talk appears directed at leadership, who seemed to present RSC members caving as a major development in the whip effort. But Freedom Caucus members have been saying all along that they...
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Conservatives Prepare For War On GOP Health Care Bill

I recently joined CNN to discuss the Republican political plan to repackage Obamacare. Naturally, the only constituency for Obamacare 2.0 is the political class in Washington. Please check out the interview and share.


U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, is not in lockstep with his Republican colleagues, on this issue.

He opposes the border adjustment tax, said Corie Whalen, Amash's communications director.

"It will raise the prices of goods and services in the United States, and it represents the government's latest effort to use the tax code for social engineering," she said.

Meijer, Wolverine Worldwide oppose Republicans' border-tax plan

Thanks for spending the morning and afternoon with me in Ionia! Great discussion with a lot of diverse perspectives at today's town hall.
‪Let's chat at my next town hall. We've had great community engagement. Bring your family and friends!

Amash to host town hall in Ionia | Congressman Justin Amash

‪I'm incredibly honored to represent the people of #MI03. We had another great town hall in Hastings. We're showing everyone how it's done.‬
Respectful and productive conversation with the people of #MI03 at our town hall in Battle Creek this afternoon. Blessed to represent you.
Amash said that while confrontation might make some of his colleagues uncomfortable, it’s important to engage face to face and to listen “without any screens.”

“These are people you represent, and you should be willing to engage with them and discuss ideas and learn,” he said in an interview.

“At times, you’ll find that there are people who have misunderstandings of your own positions, and...
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GOP lawmaker town halls face liberal discontent

Looking forward to a great discussion in Battle Creek. More town halls are being planned all across #MI03. I will hold additional evening and weekend town halls in the coming weeks and months for those who can't attend this meeting.

Amash to host town hall in Battle Creek | Congressman Justin Amash

Today, Rep. Walter Jones and I sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey, and Acting Director of National Intelligence Michael Dempsey requesting a briefing for all members of Congress on recent anonymous leaks by U.S. intelligence officials and on allegations made about Trump administration officials and campaign aides:

February 17,...
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Honored to be ranked the most fiscally conservative member of Congress. Thanks to the Coalition to Reduce Spending for collecting and analyzing all this data on our voting records.
“Most of my colleagues, unfortunately, go with the flow; they want to stick to their comfort zones in many cases,” Amash told POLITICO in a brief interview after the event. “This doesn’t make me uncomfortable. I like to be here, hearing the different perspectives. I’m not afraid of my positions.”


Blessed to represent an amazing, passionately engaged community. I'm taking these town halls on the road to all parts of #MI03. Stay tuned!
President Trump today endorsed stealing property from law-abiding Americans who haven't been charged with—let alone convicted of—any crime. He also said, "We'll destroy his career," about a conservative Texas state senator who opposes this unconstitutional civil asset forfeiture.

My staff and I will work to introduce a bill to end civil asset forfeiture. I always will stand up for limited...
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Trump questions lawmakers' efforts to curb asset seizures by police

‪Let's get together for another town hall meeting. We have an even bigger venue and lots to discuss. See you soon!

Amash to host town hall in Grand Rapids | Congressman Justin Amash

I voted no on #HRes5, the resolution comprising the House rules for the 115th Congress.

I'm pleased that the package includes several positive changes to the standing rules and orders, including a provision from my friend Rep. Bill Posey that builds upon the requirement that certain legislative measures be available in formats that show how they would change existing law (an effort that I've...
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You may have read or seen the unhinged Andrew McCarthy op-ed that people have been sharing in support of President Trump's executive order. Here's a good response that doesn't even cover all the things McCarthy gets wrong.

Responding to Andrew McCarthy on the Legality of Trump's Immigration Order | RedState

Enjoyed chatting with so many #MI03 March for Life participants. Thanks for visiting our D.C. office before your journey home!